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This introductory course explains sociological perspectives on gender. Focusing on American experiences with gender, the course covers gender socialization, gender roles, and gender inequality. This course also addresses ”nature vs. nurture” debates, which seek to understand to what extend gender roles are formed by biology or society.

Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.

Program: Sociology

Credit: 3

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SOC-395

Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…

Sociology

Credits 1-5

SOC-405

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This course will examine a specific issue that…

Sociology

Credits 3

SOC-407

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This course will analyze the causes and consequences…

Sociology

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SOC-423

Social Theory

This course will cover major sociological and criminological…

Sociology

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SOC-436

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A study of gender and social class inequality.…

Sociology

Credits 3

SOC-450

Internship Seminar with…

Students will apply knowledge and skills gained in…

Sociology

Credits 4